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Station 27

2 N. Main Street | PO Box 315
Sellersville, Bucks County, PA 18960

Business: 215.257.4028 | Emergencies: 911

Sunday
Jul022017

TOWER AND WAGON ASSIST WEST END

At 1652 hours, SFD Volunteers were dispatched to assist the West End Fire Company of Quakertown, on a dwelling fire at Old Bethlehem Pike and Rich Hill Road in Richland Township. Battalion 18 (Wilhelm) arrived first to have smoke showing from a 2.5 story apartment building. Tower 27 (Captain Garges) responded and were directed to the C/D corner and ordered to start opening the roof. Before the Tower’s arrival, Wagon 27 (LT Gray) was dispatched to cover Station 17, but were redirected to the scene for additional manpower. The Wagon’s crew supplied the Tower with water, while their crew placed ladders and vented the D side.

A total of 3 SFD members were taken from the scene and transported to local hospitals. 2 were transported for heat exhaustion and another after being hit in the head with a master stream from a freak accident. All are in good spirits.

Special thanks to Montgomery Ladder 75 for standing by at the Station and for assisting in getting the Wagon and Tower back in service, as well as Rescue 60 for coming up to assist with anything else we may have needed.

 

 Photo from the Perkasie Fire Company

Tuesday
Jun202017

TRAIN DERAILMENT

At 1438 hours, tactical box 27-14 was dispatched for a reported train derailment in Sellersville Borough. Shortly after Deputy 26 (Boshell) went responding, BCR advised the best access to the train was going to be from Jessica Lane off of Ninth Street.

Deputy 26, Deputy 59 (Chavous), and Engine 27-1 (LT Gray) all arrived on Jessica simultaneously. The Chief’s climbed up the grade to the tracks to meet the engineer and conductor of the train and found that 3 refrigerated box cars carrying butter had rolled over the tracks and were leaking diesel fuel from their reefer units. Engine 27-1’s crew placed a ladder for better access and deployed 600’ of 3” line to their high rise bag as a protection line in case of any fire, as Chief 27 (Wagner) arrived and established Sellersville Command.

Montgomery County Rescue 74 (Souderton) and Ladder 75 (Telford) made access from the Church Street side of the tracks from the cemetery with Utility and Hazmat 27, where they deployed booms and absorbent prodructs to contain the diesel fuel from traveling further down the creek.

SFD units remained on scene until 2130 hours until the cleanup crews arrived to begin the long cleanup process.

Units on scene - Engine 27-1, Utility and Hazmat 27, Rescue 26, Rescue 59, Rescue 74, Engine 74-1, Ladder 75, Hazmat 89-2 from the County Hazmat team, and Bucks 1 (County Command Vehicle)

Other agencies on scene - Perkasie Police, Sellersville and Perkasie Emergency managment representatives, Grandview Health Medic 151, Pennsylvania State Police, PA DEP, and the PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

 

 

Tuesday
Jun202017

Good Luck, Matt!

We would like to wish firefighter Matt Maginnis the best of luck as he left for Fort Benning, Georgia today for basic training. 

Matt just completed his Junior year of high school and is forgoing his summer vacation and enlisted in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard’s split training option.

We’ll see you in 10 weeks, Matt, just make sure you’re home for carnival!

 

Friday
May262017

BETHLEHEM PIKE EXTRICATION

At 0837 hours, the Bucks County Emergency Communications Center dispatched Engine 27-1 and Rescue 59 from Silverdale on rescue box 27-30 for an auto extrication on Bethlehem Pike in Hilltown Township. Numerous callers were reporting a 2 vehicle head on accident with heavy entrapment in one of the vehicles. Deputy 59 arrived first to confirm the reports as units began going in service with disentanglement of the driver.

 

Tuesday
May162017

ENGINE ASSISTS TRUMBAUERSVILLE

At 1339 hours, Engine 27-1 was dispatched to cover Station 58 of Trumbauersville while the operated on a dwelling fire on Upper Ridge Road in Milford Township. Shortly after going enroute, Engine 27-1 was diverted to the scene and operated as the supply Engine drafting from the Tanker porta ponds at the end of the driveway to supply the scene.

 

Saturday
May062017

SELLERSVILLE COMMUNITY CLEANUP DAY

 

Tuesday
May022017

Engine Covers Richlandtown

At 1608 hours, the Richlandtown Fire Company and other mutual aid Departments were called to a barn fire on Apple Road in Haycock Township. While their units were on scene, Engine 27-1 was dispatched to cover Station 36’s local if any other calls for that area came in.

 

Tuesday
May022017

Animal Rescue

This afternoon, Utility 27 went to the 200 block of Grove Circle in the Borough to investigate for a report of a dog trapped under a tree. While responding, Police requested a jack was needed to raise the tree up and off the small dog. Engine 27-1 then responded and worked with the Utility to free the dog from under the tree.